CD Markers
CD212

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 7 January 2016, last major update August 2013

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PubMed Search: CD212
Cite this page: CD212. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/cdmarkerscd212.html. Accessed December 11th, 2016.
Definition / General
  • Aka IL-12 receptor
  • Interleukin-12 promotes cell-mediated immunity to intracellular pathogens by inducing type 1 helper T cell responses and interferon-gamma production
  • Lack of IL12 associated with severe, idiopathic mycobacterial and Salmonella infections, mature granulomas
Positive Staining - Normal
  • T cells, NK cells